Inside Golf’s Harry Donohue Shares A Letter To His Parents.

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Harry Donahue Jr. is a longtime KYW News-radio anchor and is a First Tee partner and advocate.  He hosts Inside Golf and is the voice of Temple University Football/Basketball. The New Polio: What Would Mom and Dad Have Done? By Harry Donahue Jr.  I wish my parents were alive right now. So that I c...

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COVID – 19 Update for First Tee and Golf Course Operations

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ATTENTION! Due to the current CoronaVirus (COVID-19) outbreak and in the best interest of public safety, the Walnut Lane and John F. Byrne Golf Clubs will be completely closed until further notice. In addition, all First Tee student programming is suspended until further notice. Because the sit...

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Leaders and Achievers Gala Recap

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The Leaders and Achievers Gala was an amazing night. Thank you all who attended and supported the event. Hearing the transformational impact The First Tee had on the lives of our students was extraordinary. Thank you, Philadelphia Eagles Coach Pederson, for inspiring each of us to always be the be...

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TFT PGA JR. LEAGUE

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By Coach Anthony       PGA JR LEAGUE WEBSITE We had 4 teams compete over a 3 month period. We had practiced for the first few weeks and matches followed. Thank you to Sean for allowing us to block off the front 7 holes on a few afternoons, we got lucky to play in …...

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Joe Morganti Takes on Pebble Beach!

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TFT Philly participant, Joe Morganti qualified for the Pure Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee. The tournament was held at Poppy Hills Golf Course and legendary Pebble Beach Golf Resort! Joe played with PGA Champions Tour Player Tom Byrum! “Pebble was too pure… I wanted to th...

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TFT Championship Recap

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By Coach Anthony It was a beautiful day to host our 2019 Championship at Walnut Lane Golf Club. With 45 participants coming to play, it was a great way to end our Major Tournament Series.   18 Hole Championship Our Boys Division came down to a single stroke with Julian Cuirlino (76), inching ...

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USGA Awards Grant to First Tee of Greater Philadelphia

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USGA Awards Grant to First Tee of Greater Philadelphia for Local Youth Development Programs  USGA grant is part of a nationwide initiative to support communities in and around USGA Championships and Allied Golf Associations   Philadelphia, PA (8/12/19) – USGA has awarded a $5,000 grant to Fi...

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My Intern Experience By Ashley Murphy

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  My name is Ashley Murphy and I had the pleasure of interning for The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia during the summer of 2019. During my time here, I got a taste of all aspects of the organization including fundraising, event planning, business operations, and coaching. Before starting thi...

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Tee Time for Girls Golf Recap

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Tea Time for Girls Golf Tournament and Fashion show was a wonderful event and we thank The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale for hosting it. This event helped raise critical resources for our Girls Golf Program and we cannot thank all our attendees enough for their support. Special Thanks to Lill...

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North Carolina Leadership Academy

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By TFT Philly Participant, Jeremiah Brown When Coach Rebecca asked if I would like to attend The First Tee of Coastal Carolina’s Carolina Leadership Academy, I was eager to spend a week at a golf facility with my friends. I knew it would be an amazing experience and a fun trip. It was a personal &...

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